De Blasio Says Amazon 'Just Plain Walked Away' From NYC, Residents Still Divided On Failed DealReaction to Amazon’s decision to pull the plug on a second headquarters in Long Island City, Queens has become just as divisive as the agreement itself.
Amazon Pulls Out Of HQ2 Deal With New York CityThe controversial Amazon deal is dead. The internet giant put a statement on its blog Thursday saying it will not put a second headquarters in Long Island City, and has no plans to look elsewhere.
Amazon's Stunning Decision Catches Business Owners, Realtors In Queens Off GuardMost realtors and businesses owner in Long Island City are in a state of shock over the end of the Amazon deal.
Expert: Amazon's Reversal On NYC HQ Plans 'An Enormous Surprise'Aaron Elstein of Crains New York, calls Amazon's reversal of its NYC headquarters plan "an enormous surprise," expecting the retail giant to absorb the negative publicity and stay the course.
Gov. Cuomo Statement On The Collapse Of Amazon HQ DealThe day Amazon announced it's backing out of the deal to build a new headquarters in Queens, the governor blasted critics who he accused of short-sighted local politics.
Amazon's Statement On Dropping NYC HQ PlansThe internet giant put a statement on its blog Thursday saying it will not pursue a second headquarters in Long Island City, and has no plans to look elsewhere.
Gianaris Speaks Out On Pending Amazon Deal For NYC HQState Senate Deputy Majority Leader Michael Gianaris talks about his issues with the deal to let Amazon build their new headquarters in Long Island City.
Police Seek Escaped Suspect In Long Island CityPolice are searching for Mohamed Saleh after he allegedly escaped custody overnight in Queens.
'What's Wrong With Amazon' Forum Offer Cautionary Tale From SeattleOfficials from Seattle who lived through the impact of a new Amazon headquarters were in midtown Monday to clue New Yorkers in on the good, the bad and the ugly.
Long Island City Rallies For Return Of FDNY Engine Company Amid Population BoomPoliticians, firefighter union leaders and local residents say it was a mistake to remove the firehouse from use 15 years ago.
NYC Council Looking Into Amazon Deal Made Behind Closed DoorsThe New York City Council is holding the first of three planned hearings Wednesday to discuss Amazon’s decision to build part of its second headquarters in Long Island City, Queens.
NYC Council Wants Answers From Amazon, City Officials About 2nd HeadquartersThe Council will hold three hearings to question both city officials and company executives about the closed-door negotiations that led up to Amazon’s decision.